Sanyo MPC-2
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Description

The Sanyo MPC-2, a.k.a Wavy 2, was a "low cost" MSX aimed at the Japanese market. It was available in a black (K) or white (W) variation. The power supply is internal.

Official price: ¥39,800

This machine has been localised for the Arabic, Italian and Spanish markets - see Sakhr AX-170 and AX-230, Fenner FPC-500, Sanyo MPC-200.

Brand Sanyo
Type MPC-2
Year 1985
RAM 64kB (in slot 3)
VRAM 16kB
Media MSX cartridges
Video Toshiba T6950
Audio PSG (AY-3-8910 or T7766A)
Chipset Toshiba T7775
Extras Reset button

Pictures

Sanyo MPC-2 (K)
Sanyo MPC-2 label
Sanyo MPC-2 (W)
Sanyo MPC-2 left side
Sanyo MPC-2 back
Sanyo MPC-2 right side
Sanyo MPC-2 PCB with AY-3-8910 PSG
Sanyo MPC-2 PCB with T7766A PSG
Sanyo MPC-2 computer, cables and manuals
Sanyo MPC-2 PCB underside (rightest part is missing)
Sanyo MPC-2 PCB underside (leftest part is missing)
Sanyo MPC-2 Toshiba MSX-Engine T7775

Specifications

The MPC-2 is a MSX1 with a MSX-Engine T7775. The used VDP is the Toshiba T6950, which does not support some undocumented features of the Texas Instruments TMS9918, TMS9928 and TMS9929 VDP's.

Slot Map

Slot 0 Slot 1 Slot 2 Slot 3
Bank C000h~FFFFh Cartridge
Slot 1
Cartridge
Slot 2
64kB
RAM
Bank 8000h~BFFFh
Bank 4000h~7FFFh Main-ROM
Bank 0000h~3FFFh

Connections

  • RF output
  • Analog sound & Composite video (NTSC)
  • Tape recorder connector
  • Centronics compatible Parallel port for a printer
  • 2 general connectors (MSX joysticks, mouse, paddle controllers, ...)
  • 2 MSX cartridge slots